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MPs: Why Early Advice is ImportantPost date: 28th of July 2019
As part of our #TakeYourMPToWork Campaign, we've been asking MPs to tell us why they think that early legal advice is important:
Dulwich & W. Norwood MP VisitPost date: 28th of July 2019
On 25 July 2019, Helen Hayes MP visited Centre 70. Centre 70 is a London charity specialising in legal advice on Debt, Welfare Benefits, Housing, Utilities Debt and Student Finance. They also have a counselling service.
Helen is MP for Dulwich and West Norwood.
She told us why early legal advice is important:
Runner up poem: Mandy GrovesPost date: 28th of July 2019
Mandy's poem won runner up in our Sir Henry Brooke Essay Prize 2019.
Congratulations Mandy!Read more...
Runner up essay: Henrietta BoylePost date: 28th of July 2019
Henrietta's essay won runner up in our Sir Henry Brooke Essay Prize 2019.
Congratulations Henrietta!Read more...
2nd prize essay: Sam MarchPost date: 28th of July 2019
Sam's essay won second prize in our Sir Henry Brooke Essay Prize 2019.
Congratulations Sam!Read more...
1st prize essay: Allan ShepherdPost date: 28th of July 2019
Allan's essay won first prize in our Sir Henry Brooke Essay Prize 2019.
Colchester MP visits Corum Children's CentrePost date: 19th of July 2019
On Friday 18 July 2019, Will Quince MP, who is MP for Colchester, visited Corum Children's Centre.
Will is a Minister in the Department for Work and Pensions.Read more...
Harrow East MP visits Brent Law CentrePost date: 19th of July 2019
On 19 July 2019, Bob Blackman MP visited Brent Law Centre.
Bob is MP for Harrow East, and is is a member of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee.Read more...
Take your MP to Work: Event in ParliamentPost date: 16th of July 2019
We were so pleased to be joined by members of the press as well as Members of Parliament, all of whom were keen to hear about the importance of early legal advice, and our campaign to encourage MPs to see the legal aid frontline.Read more...
Cardiff Central MPPost date: 16th of July 2019
Jo Stevens, MP for Cardiff Central visited the Cardiff-based Speakeasy legal advice centre on 15 July 2019.
Jo, with YLAL's Co-Chair Ollie Persey, has previous written about why legal aid and early advice matters in Labour List.
Here she is with Warren and Cynthia from the centre:Read more...